Once again, a small ladies field with Molrudee Kasemchaiyanan also once again totally
dominating the other women players only dropping 1 frame in section play. Jade Adams
caused an upset in the semi finals beating Lisa Everett 6/4. This was Adam’s 1st
a national tournament so congratulations to her, a fine effort. Kasemchaiyanan easily
won her semi final 6/1 against Connie Adams and then the final against Jade Adams 7/2.
The men’s event saw some players having their best results in a ranking tournament but
making some bad shot choices when it came down the final pressure shots in the quarters
and semi-finals in particular. As you will see by the following results there were some
upsets, Last 16, Neil Barnes beat Tony Williams 7/2, Jem Tamonte beat Kelvin Tu 7/5, Matt
Edwards beat Brendan King 7/2, Marvin Padrigo beat Chris Mueller 7/4, Ryan Wang beat
Koki Mizuno 7/2, Alex Ran beat Ning Yang 7/4, Maher Hatab beat Toan Nguyen 7/6, David
Breen beat Lee Jones 7/6. Quarters, Neil Barnes beat Jem Tamonte 7/3, Marvin Padrigo
beat Matt Edwards 7/5, Alex Ran beat Ryan Wang 7/5, Maher Hatab beat David Breen 7/5.
Semi finals, Marvin Padrigo beat Neil Barnes 7/6, Alex Ran beat Maher Hatab 7/6. Padrigo
proved once again what a steady player he is beating Ran 8/5 in the final.